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for:  Humboldt Broncos Players & Team Personnel


      Ontario Junior Hockey League, Whitby Fury Junior A Hockey Club, in conjunction with Mount Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, invite the community to sign a guestbook of condolence at Mount Lawn Funeral Home, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby in memory of the players and team personnel who lost their lives in Humboldt, Saskatchewan.

    The book will be available daily from  9 a.m. - 8 p.m. until Monday, April 23rd, at which time the book will be sent to the OJHL offices to be sent to the team in Saskatchewan





In honour and memory of the victims and survivors
of the Humboldt tragedy

HumboldtStrong BannerA book of remembrance and support has been placed in the lobby of the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME for residents of Oshawa, Whitby and Clarington. This will be sent to the community of Humboldt to show our support and solidarity.

On-line condolences may also be left at  oshawafuneralhome.com or courticefuneralchapel.com.

Feel free to add to our memorial in front of the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME.

Hockey sticks will be donated to support minor hockey in our community.

As well, OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL and DIGNITY MEMORIAL will make a donation to support Minor Hockey for every stick collected.

Thank you for your support.

Management and Staff at:





WEISMAN, Shirley Alexandra (nee Sparks) - November 25, 1935 – June 9, 2017

Shirley passed away peacefully at the home of her sister Susan (Harry) Hall in her 82nd year.

She was a graduate registered nurse from the Atkinson School of Nursing at the Toronto Western Hospital (1957). Shirley also graduated from the Ontario College of Art with an Associate in Drawing and Painting, Printmaking and Stained Glass (1964).


Durovski BoshkoDUROVSKI, Boshko - Peacefully passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Loving and devoted husband to Petra for 57 years.

Loving father to Elisa Sacratini and Nancy (Ed Teixeira). Cherished Dedo to Amanda, Nicholas, and Cassandra.

Predeceased by his siblings Zoran and Stevo survived by his sister Savica.


Dyksra KlassDYKSTRA, Klaas 'Claude'  - Owner of the former Dykstra’s Delicatessen

Peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Saturday July 8, 2017 at Fosterbrooke LTC at the age of 82 years.

Beloved husband of Gladys for almost 57 years.

Loving father of Michelle (Brian) Reid and the late Carson. Dear grandpa of Skylar & Jake.


Vienneau PatriciaVIENNEAU, Patricia Vienneau - After a courageous battle with cancer, peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday July 8, 2017 at the age of 62.

Much loved daughter of Al and the late Dorthy Wiersema.

Dear sister of Dianna (Randy) Fillmore and Sandra (Tim) Chandler.

Cherished aunt of Chris (Sherrie), Amy (Kody), Sara (Owen), Ben (Bernie), Laura (Nic), Erika (Aaron), Tim (Steph), Ben, Greg, Aaron (Sam) and great-aunt of 22 great-nieces and nephews.


Arscott LeslieARSCOTT, Leslie George  - (October 19, 1925 - July 8, 2017) - 

Suddenly on July 8th, 2017, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Thea for 63 years.

Cherished father of Beverly (Earl) MacLean, Sharon Arscott, Christopher (Karen) Arscott and Camille (Peter) Strazdins.

Leslie will be missed by his eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.


Carter ReginaldCARTER, Reginald "Reg" - Passed in peace on Saturday July 8, 2017 at the age of 85.

Survived by his wife and devoted companion of 58 years, Sally. Remembered with love by children Debbie and John (Shirley) and his monkeys Carly, Sarah, and Caitlin.

Fondly missed by his brother Tommy (Patricia). A member of St. Paul's United Church in Ajax and a well-known renaissance man, Reg was also a lover of black tea, classic Western films, football, nature and making others laugh.

Sincere thanks to the staff at the Oshawa Hospital Dialysis Unit and Palliative Care for their support.


Van Allen SophieVAN ALLEN, Sophie (nee Porayko)  - January 21, 1924 - July 8, 2017

Peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital, on Saturday, July 8th, 2017, in her 94th year.

Now reunited in heaven with her beloved husband Mack.

Survived by her sister Irene Ross (the late Doug) and brothers Paul and Robert Porayko.

Predeceased by her sister Olga Burnett (the late Leo) and brothers John (Eileen) and Gary Porayko (the late Sandra).

Beloved and loving Aunt to Karen Patrick (Bill), Jeff Ross (Eva), Marty Ross (Candis), Mary Jayne Feeley (Brian), Art Giroux (Ronnie) and David and Cathy Porayko.


Rideout JoshRIDEOUT, Josh  - Passed away on Saturday July 8, 2017, at the age of 28.

Beloved son of Judy and Ron.

Loving father of Austin.

Brother of Jason (Tammy), Cassandra (Jeremy), Jesse, and Chelsea.

Josh will also be greatly missed by his extended family and many friends.


FRENETTE, Ken  – Longtime resident of Bathurst NB – residing in Bowmanville, ON since 2001.

Passed away peacefully in Bowmanville on July 8, 2017 at the age of 85 with family at his side.

Passionate contributor and participant in both minor hockey and baseball in Bathurst. Founder and member of the Bathurst Sports Hall of Fame. Ken enjoyed golf and bowling in his spare time.


TOMLINS, Mark Edward  - (Boston Bruins' #1 Fan)

After a long, courageous battle with cancer, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the age of 54.

Predeceased by parents Edward and Doris Tomlins.


McGIBBON, Roy Davidson  - At Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, at the age of 94, on July 7, 2017.

Served in the Canadian Navy in WWII, then following the war joined the Toronto Fire Department. Retired from the fire department after a 39-year career, retiring as District Chief.

He enjoyed fishing, golf and tennis.

Survived by his loving wife Madeline, his daughter Patricia (Jim) Tucker, daughter-in-law Nancy McGibbon and seven grandchildren Mark ("Pina"), Karen (James), Christie (Brian), Jeff, Brad (Carol), Jennifer, Mike and great-granddaughter Olivia.


MILLER, Robert Stephen 'Steve'  - It is with broken hearts that the family announces Steve’s peaceful passing at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the age of 58, after a valiant battle with cancer.

Beloved husband and best friend of Cyndi.

Loving and devoted father of Jordan (Sarah) and Nicolle (Patrick). Cherished and proud Grampy of Quinn, Logan, Courtney, Wesley and Jaden.


BUTTLE, Gordon J.  - (August 3rd, 1932 – July 7th, 2017) - 

Peacefully at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital in Orillia, ON, leaving loving wife Dorothy, son James and wife Barbara, son Kenneth and wife Valerie, and daughter Janice.

Loving Grandfather to Curtis, Sarah, Kerry and Gordon.


MACKLIN, Robert  - On July 7, 2017, Bob died peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, at the age of 77, surrounded by loved ones.

Survived by Sandra, his beloved wife of 55 years.

Loving father of John (Karen), Anita (Randy) and Robin (Jim).


Munroe AnabelaMUNROE, Anabela Lisboa  - (October 4, 1961 – July 6, 2017) - 

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Anabela (Anne) Calheiros Lisboa Munroe on Thursday July 6, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband, Huntley Anthony Munroe, she will be greatly missed by her loving daughter Kathleen Munroe, sister Marie Manuela (Joe), mother-in-law Beryl and many family and friends.

She will forever remain in their hearts.


Mavin DeanMAVIN, Dean Edward - Employee of Woodbridge Foam Corps for 29 years

Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Thursday July 6, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 50.

Beloved husband of Pauline (nee Weidmark).

Loving father of Sue-Ann (Dwayne), Chris (Lindy) and Dale (Miranda).

Loved grandpa of 5 grandchildren.

Cherished son of Mert & Beverly Mavin and Audrey & the late Dave Kilpatrick.

Dear brother of Brent (Stacy), Jon (Julie) and step-brother Patrick Prindle and the late Ken Prindle.

He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Tenody Eva MariaTENODY, Eva-Maria Charlotte Irene  - Passed away July 6, 2017 at age of 88.

Loving wife of the late Thomas Tenody and proud mother of her four children: Eric and Jennifer; Charlotte and Darrell; Henry; Irene and Peter.

Caring grandmother of Riaz and Kristina, Aleya and Allan; Erika, Keegan; Ashley; and great grandmother to Xavier and Mia.

Born during war torn Europe, Eva-Maria immigrated to Val D’Or, Quebec and married Thomas Tenody in November of 1954.


Wills TerriWILLS, Terri  - Passed away surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday July 6, 2017 at the age of 62.

Beloved wife of the late Danny Morsette.

Mamma bear to Courtney Morsette, David (Dawn) Markovich, and Dawn (Jeff) Hopps. Devoted Nana to Alicia Vinson and Ethan Hopps.

Terri wil b sadly missed by her extended family friends and all who knew her.


LINDSAY, Frances Lindsay - Peacefully, on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 80.

Frances (nee Inwood), beloved wife of the late Robert Lindsay of Gravenhurst.

Loving mother of Brian Lindsay and his wife Cathy of Port Perry, Mike Lindsay and his wife Rosalynne of Holland Landing, and Steve Lindsay and his wife Vanessa of Scarborough.


THOMAS, Madeline Cavell (Noah) –  Born March 5, 1923 - Madeline Thomas, long time resident of Whitby, Ont.

Passed away July 6, 2017 at the age of 94.

For her last few years she was lovingly cared for at the Carriage House in Oshawa and then Case Manor in Bobcaygeon.

Madeline was the daughter of the late Aletha and Harry Noah Sr.


HILL, Helen Catherine  - December 27, 1931 - July 5, 2017

Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital-Cobourg on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Hill and the late Doug Stone.

Loving mother of Janis Bragg (Ron), Cathy Tessier (Roger), Paul Hill (Debbie) and the late Peter.


MacKenzie GordonMacKENZIE, Gordon Paul  - July 24, 1935 - July 5, 2017

Passed away peacefully with the Lord’s guidance at Fairview Lodge on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, with his family by his side.

Adored husband of the late Jay MacKenzie, their love story continues.

Loving and devoted father of Kim and her husband John, and Dave and his wife Barbara.

Loving and very proud Grandpa of Amanda (Adrian), Blake (Laura), Maria, Brock, Ben and Drew.

Great grandfather (Papa) of Elena, Adriana and Henry.


Cini ShirleyCINI, Shirley Grace – 1937 - 2017

Peacefully in the early afternoon of July 5th 2017 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 80.

Born in Bowmanville, Ontario to Sidney and Norma Elcombe (nee French), Shirley, beloved wife of 51 years to the late George Cini.

Loving mother of John Cini and his partner Karen, David Cini and his wife Cheryl and Thomas Cini.


Han BaoxiangHAN, Baoxiang  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday July 5th, 2017 at the age of 71.

Survived by his wife Wenying Wang.

Loved and loving daughter Jinglu Han and son-in-law Shan Shao, son Jingchuan Han and daughter-in-law Jinrong Su.

Great grandpa of Xilun Shao, Minglun Shao and Niuniu.


Ring KarlRING, Karl Everson - (Retired employee of General Motors of Canada)

Peacefully at Warkworth Place Nursing Home on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the age of 103.

Predeceased by his loving wife Edith, parents Frances and Lloyd Ring, sisters Vivian (Ercell) Nickerson, Helen (Don) Prosser, Irma Ring and brother Selwyn (Pauline) Ring.

Loving father of Theodore “Ted” and his wife Faye Ring.

Devoted grandfather to Julie Ring and her husband Phil Rubin, Linda Ring and her husband Craig Farrington and Glenn Ring and his wife Carla and great grandfather to Connor, Aidan, Madison and Daniel.

Will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews and their families.


Freker GeraldFREKER, Gerald Joseph “Gerry”  - Called home by his Lord and Saviour on July 4, 2017 at the age of 93.

Loving brother of Theresa.

Predeceased by his parents John and Rose Freker and by his siblings Frank, Rita, Margaret, and Hank.

Loving friend of Mary, Carla and Giacomo.

Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and friends.